Most Common Ordinances Not In Compliance


ANIMALS NOT TO BE AT LARGE No owner or keeper of a dog or any other animal shall permit the dog or other animal owned, harbored or kept by him to be at large. It is unlawful for any animal to be at large at any time within the city.


ANIMALS WHICH DISTURB PROHIBITED It is unlawful tor any person to keep any animal which does any of the following acts or disturbs the peace and quiet of any person. Such disturbing acts include, but are not limited to:

  1. Molesting passerby or passing vehicles
  2. Attacking other animals
  3. Trespassing on school grounds
  4. Being repeatedly at large
  5. Damaging public or private property
  6. Barking, whining, or howling in an excessive, continuous or untimely fashion or otherwise endangering or offending the well-being of the inhabitants of the city.


KENNELS No person shall, own, keep, or harbor more than 2 dogs over fourteen weeks old, or dogs under fourteen weeks old making the number of dogs more than 2, except for the offspring of a mother dog owned and licensed by the owner as shown by the records with animal control. When such offspring reaches the age of fourteen weeks, the total number of dogs shall not exceed 2.


DOGS AND CATS TO BE VACCINATED The owner of a dog or cat shall have the dog or cat vaccinated annually against rabies by a veterinarian every calendar year before the first day of July thereof, or, in the case of a pup or kitten, before it is four months old. The person vaccinating the dog or cat shall furnish the owner a certificate of vaccination. Rules of the State Department of Health shall be applied to these vaccinations.


DOG AND CAT LICENSING It is unlawful for any person to keep or harbor any dog or cat within the city without having first obtained a license therefore. The license shall be issued by the Noble Police Department.


ABANDONMENT OF ANIMALS It is unlawful for any person owning, harboring, or having care, custody, or control over any animal to abandon any animal.


UNCARED FOR ANIMALS Whenever the animal control officer or other officer finds that any animal is or will be without proper care because of injury, illness, incarceration, neglect, or voluntary absence of the owner or person responsible for the care of such animal, the officer may take up such animal for protective care.